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The Bodily Pneuma in Paul

Troels Engberg‐Pedersen

in Cosmology and Self in the Apostle Paul: The Material Spirit

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199558568
eISBN:
9780191720970
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558568.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter takes the materialistic understanding of the resurrection body and the pneuma into the broader field of all the genuine Pauline letters (apart from the letter to Philemon), from 1 ... More


The Second Year in Ephesus

Jerome Murphy-O'Connor

in Paul: His Story

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2004
ISBN:
9780199266531
eISBN:
9780191601583
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199266530.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Imprisoned in the praetorium of Ephesus for interrogation, Paul exhibited the worst side of his character in dealing with the Philippians, and the best side in dealing with the Colossians.


Commissions under God, Church, and Spirit

John N. Collins

in Diakonia: Re-Interpreting the Ancient Sources

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195396027
eISBN:
9780199852383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195396027.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Christian literature has so far furnished no indication that Christians created a terminology for “diakonia” based on the cognates under study. One phrase in the prescript to Paul's letter to the ... More


Reflected Glory: 2 Corinthians 3: 18

N. T. Wright

in The Glory of Christ in the New Testament: Studies in Christology in Memory of George Bradford Caird

Published in print:
1987
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198263265
eISBN:
9780191682452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198263265.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter presents an essay of the so-called reflected glory in verse 18 of the third chapter of the Second Corinthians. It examines what the third chapter precisely says about glory and how glory ... More


Divine Humanity: The Glorification of Christ and the Perfection of Human Potentiality

Jarred A. Mercer

in Divine Perfection and Human Potentiality: The Trinitarian Anthropology of Hilary of Poitiers

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190903534
eISBN:
9780190903565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190903534.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Chapter 5 defines the culmination of Hilary of Poitiers’s trinitarian anthropology, which cannot be understood without an in-depth reading of his intertextual interpretation of John 17:1–6, 1 ... More


The Man from Heaven in Paul's Letter to the Philippians

Wayne A. Meeks

in In Search of the Early Christians: Selected Essays

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300091427
eISBN:
9780300130102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300091427.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter takes a look at the supposed meaning of mythic texts. One notable instance is about the Jewish man from Galilee who experienced an early death and in public shame. The debate over the ... More


Second Period: The Theological Frameworks of Hebrews, The Deutero-Pauline Epistles, James and Peter, The Synoptic Gospels and Acts

Peter C. Hodgson

in Lectures on New Testament Theology: by Ferdinand Christian Baur

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198754176
eISBN:
9780191815904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198754176.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Biblical Studies

Baur starts this period (AD 70–140) with the Epistle to the Hebrews, which, he says, mediates between Paul’s critique of Judaism and the apocalyptic writer’s embrace of it. It does so by introducing ... More


Power in the Ekklēsia: Contesting Enslaved Leadership in 1 Timothy and Ignatius

Katherine A. Shaner

in Enslaved Leadership in Early Christianity

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190275068
eISBN:
9780190275082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190275068.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Early Christian Studies

This chapter compares the relationship between leadership qualifications for bishops and deacons and limitations placed on widows and enslaved persons in both the letters of Ignatius and 1 Timothy. ... More


Pistis in Galatians, Romans, Philippians, and Philemon

Teresa Morgan

in Roman Faith and Christian Faith: Pistis and Fides in the Early Roman Empire and Early Churches

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780198724148
eISBN:
9780191791956
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198724148.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Religion in the Ancient World

This chapter discusses Paul’s treatment of pistis in Galatians, Romans, Philippians, and Philemon, and particularly how Paul uses pistis to locate Christ at the centre of the divine–human ... More


The Incarnation and Intellectual Humility: ‘We Have the Mind of Christ’

Grant Macaskill

in The New Testament and Intellectual Humility

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198799856
eISBN:
9780191865039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198799856.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter examines the ways in which the incarnation of Jesus Christ is specifically represented as an outworking of divine humility. Importantly, this is rendered using imagery borrowed from ... More


On Poverty and Abundance: Philippi and the Letter to the Philippians

Laura Salah Nasrallah

in Archaeology and the Letters of Paul

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780199699674
eISBN:
9780191822339
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199699674.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Early Christian Studies

Even in the mid first century ce, Roman Philippi was still marked by its colonization by Roman veterans from the civil wars at the time of Augustus. One example of this is the cult of the god ... More


A Christian Account of Humility

Michael W. Austin

in Humility and Human Flourishing: A Study in Analytic Moral Theology

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198830221
eISBN:
9780191869792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198830221.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion, Theology

This chapter explains and offers an initial defense of a Christian conception of humility that is biblically grounded, theologically informed, and philosophically sound. It interacts with the views ... More


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